CEA Teachers, Leaders to Appropriations Committee: We Need Full, Fair Education Funding

Quality public education does not happen without adequate funding. That was the message from CEA teachers and leaders who held a news conference at the Legislative Office Building this afternoon. The news conference came in advance of a public hearing before the legislature’s Appropriations Committee, where teachers pushed for the restoration of education cost share…

A Powerful Video for Your Next 10-Minute Meeting

  Now more than ever it’s important for Connecticut teachers to understand the vital connection between teacher voice, good salaries and working conditions, and the strength of the union—and how union strength depends on member engagement. In states where union strength has been eroded, so too have teacher salaries, benefits, and working conditions. Teachers in…

Education and Student Leaders to Lawmakers: Help Us Take Back Our Schools

CEA joined with the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) and the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents (CAPSS) in a press conference at East Hartford High School this morning demanding meaningful legislative action on school safety, including stricter gun laws and greater investment in mental health and counseling services. The press conference comes…